Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/05/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] film question
From: Jim Brick <>
Date: Fri, 01 May 1998 20:05:22 -0700

At 12:00 PM 5/1/98 -0400, you wrote:
>FSilberman wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Can anyone on the list suggest a way to minimize the green color cast
you get
>> on transparency film when one must shoot a portrait in an area with lots of
>> green foliage.
>> Thanks in advance
>> Frederic

The green cast you get is caused by reflected light, reflecting off of the
green foliage. A polarizer does wonders for not letting reflected light
pass through to the film. A polarizer will, therefore, probably solve your
problem without introducing a cast of a different color, such as magenta.